The Wonderful Wines Of Argentina
By Guest Blogger Rebecca Siggers
Argentina is known for warm sweltering heat, stunning coastal stretches, lush tropical forests, diverse geography, windswept plains, and delicious, special wines of Argentina. The culture of Argentines is stemmed from colorful festivities packed with engaging music, rusty Tango dance, eclectic blend of influences, sweet and savory cuisine. However, every traditional event is not complete without opening a bottle of superior wine. Fun and fiesta are all about wine, which dunks you in the pool of happiness vouching for the vibrant vibe.
History of grapes used for the wines of Argentina – Bonarda
Bonarda (also known as Douce Noir) has been known for its rich notes and juicy taste, which originally grows in the Piedmont region of Italy; however, its growth expanded to Argentina. The wine grape traces its roots to three thousand years back. Today, Bonarda can be found all across the warm climate sites with cooler night-time temperatures. The full-bodied wine caters notes of cherries, fennel, dried fig, and cassis. The versatile wine is wonderful served with cheese topped dishes, including pizza and baked pasta. The Bonarda grape has a thick skin, which requires consistent heat for ripening. The vines of rich grapes are usually vibrant and therefore have the violet rich color with full-bodied flavor notes and vintage aroma. Bonarda is a full-bodied varietal, especially compared to Malbec, and usually has softer tannins, less intensity and phenolics.
Food pairing with the wines of Argentina
Bonarda has lower tannin thus goes well with flavors having a tinge of spice; you can also play with savory, sour, and sweet flavors. The fresh wine has the aroma and sweetness of blackberries and ripe raspberries with moderate tannins and tastes brim of heaven with homemade bacon, polenta, and mushrooms. Enhance the taste of the delicious ruby-colored wine with the perfect pick of grilled meat. Pork and chicken, along with savory cream sauces, are among the most pleasant and decent blends of flavors for sipping the fruity and medium-bodied berry forward wine.
Brimming with luscious fruits and quenching your insatiable thirst with a satisfying punch of Bonarda, goes well with a hearty food plate. The violet-scented brooding wines vouch for punchy flavors with a dash of violent aromatic scent. One can pick any stable flavored pizza topped with cheese and grilled meat. You can even choose the rustic stew tossed in butter and pasta on the side for slipping a delicious treat down your throat with some blended dark wine.
Other Wines of Argentina
Take a tour around the authentic and organic wine grapes grown in the calcareous soils of Argentina with complex flavor notes and a balanced acidity level. The Inkkari wines include the white and red variety of grapes to boost aroma and craft an assortment of aromatic wine with the perfect blend of fruit and tannin.
A wonderful melange of white grapes are featured within the Inkarri White Blend and Brut Sparkling.
Sauvignon Blanc: the flinty minerals packed in the grapes make the wines delicious and beautifully refreshing.
Chardonnay is oaked for vanilla aroma and vibrant, to get the gripping color of the Inkkari wines. These assortments have a tinge of butter as well.|
Viognier: is the most delicious and fruity grapes packed with the aromatic flavor of honeysuckle and apricot and makes a wonderful addition to the Inkarri White Blend.
Single Varietal Wines
Malbec: Ripe red berries and blackcurrant aromas, fine tannins with blueberry flavors long and fresh.
Syrah: Packed with savory aromas of smoked meat and blackberry with tinge of spice; some pepper spice and well-integrated old oak.
Cabernet Franc: Subtle and elegant, dominated by herbs and spices and a refreshingly mineral back bone with a very long finish.
Petit Verdot: these grapes have ample warmth, high tannins, perfect aroma, and rich notes of liquorice. The grapes are very light and have an intense black cherry color.
Cabernet: Aromas of roasted red pepper and sweet red fruit with vanilla, chocolate and spice. Full bodied with very soft tannins.
Red and Rosé Blends
Inkarri Red Blend – a delightful blend of 74% Tannat with Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Tannat is a wonderfully tannic grape with blueberries and elderberries on the nose with a spicy finish.
Inkarri Rosé– A delicious blend of Syrah, Malbec and Tannat. Crisp and vibrant, with floral and red fruit notes.
Explore the Foothills to Appreciate the Argentinian winery
The Proviva winery rests at the heart of Argentina, beautified with the vineyards for growing the best and authentic quality of Inkarri Wine. The wines are Biodynamically grown in the calcareous soils for balanced acidity and well-crafted flavor. Explore the area lying at the foothills of mountain ranges, which caters to the dry climate best suited for growing superior grapes.
The finicky climate of the country vouches for the growth of some of the best wine grapes to craft the best-assorted wines. With the well-knitted blending, the wines have a balanced aroma, flavor, rich tone, and natural tannins. The concentrated flavors have a tinge of earth dust, a dash of berry aroma, the freshness of plums and grapes to enjoy with the perfect plate of toasted almonds, aged cheese, grilled meat, mocha chocolate, and sweeter and savory dishes. Sip wine with the ideal tannin structure and tinge of spiciness and fall head over heels for Argentinian grapes.
Rebecca Siggers has been closely studying the travel industry trends from quite some time. Intrigued by the booming growth of this sector, she takes interest in penning down her views providing quality insight on current travel trends and also likes to write about food and beverages, particularly red wine.